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Saturday, July 29

2017 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships
2017 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 32nd Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find something for everyone, from giant creature kites as big as houses, to free kite making and free candy drops ...

2017 Mulford Gardens Art & Music Festival | San Leandro
Saturday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mulford Gardens Park
2017 Mulford Gardens Art & Music Festival | San Leandro
The 2017 Mulford Gardens Art & Music Festival in San Leandro will feature a full day of bluegrass, folk rock, rock and singer-songwriters, along with folk dancing lessons and artist booths from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, July 29, 2017. Enjoy the whole day or ...

Treasure Island Flea
Saturday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 25+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and local ...

2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival: Gourmet Alley, Live Music & Cooking Competitions | July 28-30
Saturday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: $18*
*$18 early bird tickets, otherwise it's $20 at the door.
| Christmas Hill Park
2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival: Gourmet Alley, Live Music & Cooking Competitions | July 28-30

Come and join the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival that attracts garlic-lovers from around the world. It is the “Summer’s Ultimate Food Fair” — three full days of incredible food, beverages, arts & crafts, live entertainment, and cooking competitions. 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival July 28-30, 2017 | 10 ...

Washoe Valley Duck Farm’s Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, July 29 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Washoe Valley Duck Farm's Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Tu David Phu is a Vietnamese-American chef and forager. He has worked at some of the nation’s top Michelin-rated restaurants, including: Chez Panisse, Quince, Acquerello, Daniel Boulud, ...
2017 Kidsfest “Pirates” Art Party: Crafts, Live Music & Fun Games | Oakland
Saturday, July 29 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | FLAX Art & Design (Oakland)
2017 Kidsfest
Join FLAX for their annual Kidsfest, a free day of discovery, imagination, and learning for children and their parents from 11 am to 2 pm on Saturday, July 29, 2017. The 2017 theme is Pirates. Costumes are encouraged, so bring your little diver, swimmer, sunfish, mermaid or ...
Final Day: 2017 Summer Festival of Knowledge | Oakland
Saturday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | African American Museum & Library (Oakland)
Final Day: 2017 Summer Festival of Knowledge | Oakland

Come out for the African American Museum & Library at Oakland’s summer session of the Festival of Knowledge with presentations and workshops on ways to help improve your health and wellness.  The festival will include workshops with medical professionals, master chefs, nutritionists, master composters, health and beauty ...

Dolores Day Fest: Music & Picnic in the Park | SF
Saturday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
Dolores Day Fest: Music & Picnic in the Park | SF
Party in the north half of Dolores Park on the flat grass with live music from local musicians including indie rock bands and singer-songwriters. Come hang out; it’s free. Please check the Facebook event page before heading out as details for events in the park like ...
2017 Flagging in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, July 29 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | National AIDS Memorial Grove
2017 Flagging in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Come enjoy the sun, music, flora, and friends in the beautiful National AIDS Memorial Grove. This event is open to all flow artists – fanning, flagging, poi, staff, hoopers and their supporters. Flags are available to use or you can just relax and take in the ...
Magic Meadow Pagan Harvest Ritual “Lammas 2017” | Golden Gate Park
Magic Meadow Pagan Harvest Ritual
Celebrate the Pagan Lammas ritual in the Magic Meadow of Golden Gate Park at 1 pm on Saturday, July 29, 2017. Please bring vegetarian food, and drinks to the ritual. In addition, please bring a cup for making toasts. 2017 Lammas Day Ritual Intention: With our hopes, our fears, and our ...
Uke-Splosion: SF Ukelele Summer Jam | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, July 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Uke-Splosion: SF Ukelele Summer Jam | Yerba Buena Gardens
The ukulele is truly the people’s instrument, and SF Uke Jam is the Bay Area’s leading force bringing fans of the diminutive instrument together. Whether you play or just enjoy hearing the ukulele being strummed by knowing fingers, come join the SFUJ community for an ...
Star Wars vs. Shakespeare: Free Outdoor Theatre Mash-Up | SF
Saturday, July 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Precita Park
Star Wars vs. Shakespeare: Free Outdoor Theatre Mash-Up | SF

Each year the Samuel Peaches Peripatetic Players travel the Bay Area with FluxWagon, their folding mobile stage. In 2017’s adventure, the Players can’t decide whether to tackle the high art tragedy of “Romeo and Juliet” or that other popular tale of star-crossed destiny, “Star Wars: ...

Unique Free Outdoor SFJAZZ Concert at Sutro Baths & Lands End | SF
Saturday, July 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sutro Baths
Unique Free Outdoor SFJAZZ Concert at Sutro Baths & Lands End | SF
SFJAZZ and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy join forces to present Pulitzer Prize and Grammy-winning composer John Luther Adams’ Inuksuit in a unique free outdoor performance at Lands End and Sutro Baths on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 1 pm. John Luther Adams’ Inuksuit Saturday, July 29, ...
Festival of Curves: Big, Bold & Beautiful Fashion Show | Emeryville
Saturday, July 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Festival of Curves: Big, Bold & Beautiful Fashion Show | Emeryville
Bay Street is set to partner with Oakland-based Dance-A-Vision Entertainment to host Festival of Curves, an all-new fashion show that will showcase clothing and accessories designed for the full-figured woman. This festival and fashion show will celebrate big, bold and beautiful with clothing designed to enhance ...
Revolutions Series: Kay-Beezy Fa Sheezy Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Saturday, July 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Revolutions Series: Kay-Beezy Fa Sheezy Mini Concert | Amoeba SF
Prepare to be amazed by the musical prowess of DJ Kay-Beezy Fa Sheezy on Saturday, July 29th at 2pm as he takes you on an all-vinyl aural adventure of Hip-Hop source samples. Learn where it all began. Kay-Beezy’s music collection will delight your ear holes ...
“Saturdays Unplugged” Tiny Camping, Beer Tastings & Storytime | JCCSF
Saturday, July 29 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jewish Community Center of SF
Come for the play date, stay for the live music. Unplug and meet up with family and friends for a screen-free afternoon of fun activities and happy hour (for adults). Free • All are welcome Saturday, July 29: Camp 3 pm: Family Fun Activities Friendship Bracelets Havdalah Spice Bags Mah Jongg ...
Sites Unseen Art Launch: Crochet Jam & Zine Making Workshop | SoMa
Saturday, July 29 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Natoma Street
Sites Unseen Art Launch: Crochet Jam & Zine Making Workshop | SoMa
Join Sites Unseen, a public art organization, as they celebrate the launch of artist Leah Rosenberg’s new seating and lighting installation in Natoma Street in downtown SF. Featuring a participatory #CrochetJam with Ramekon Oarwisters and zine-making workshop with Fallen Fruit. The event is free and open ...
Shakespeare’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream” In The Park | Berkeley
Shakespeare's

Inferno Theatre presents William Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream for free in Berkeley’s John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre. This production transports the audience to an enchanted forest world using music, movement, magic and Shakespeare’s language. 2017 Performance Dates All performances start at 4 pm Saturday and Sunday, ...

Humans vs. Zombies Nerf Tag: Hostile Takeover | SF
Saturday, July 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*If possible bring your own nerf loadout (some things may be provided if people let you borrow it), and a bandana
| San Francisco State University (Downtown)
Humans vs. Zombies Nerf Tag: Hostile Takeover | SF
HvZ (Humans versus Zombies) is a monthly nerf tag game held at San Francisco State University. Please show up on time or a little earlier, there may be an incentive for you.
2017 Bay Area Poetry Marathon | SF
Saturday, July 29 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Alley Cat Books
2017 Bay Area Poetry Marathon | SF

At the Bay Area Poetry Marathon, poets from across the U.S. and the Bay Area celebrate innovative poetry in a series of readings throughout the summer. Co-founded and curated by poet Donna de la Perrière, the Marathon began in Boston in 2001 and has taken ...

2017 Festival of Inner Peace Tour: Indialucia Fusion Music & Dance Performance | San Ramon
Saturday, July 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center
2017 Festival of Inner Peace Tour: Indialucia Fusion Music & Dance Performance | San Ramon

The 2017 Festival of Inner Peace Tour, featuring world-renowned artist of the fusion music band, Indialucia, comes to the Bay Area, in a series of 3 free concert performances, that combined music, dance, and a journey into the subtle realm of your innermost being. Sahaja ...

“West Side Story”: Free Outdoor Movie Night | Berkeley Art Museum
Saturday, July 29 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Head to the newly remodeled Berkeley Art Museum for an outdoor movie night showing the classic West Side Story. Bring along a blanket or lawn chair, and come early for live music with the All of Us trio playing favorites from the musical at 8 pm. Refreshments ...
Final Night: 23rd Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland
Final Night: 23rd Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | Oakland

The 2017 Brainwash Movie Festival is an eclectic show of (mostly short) movies curated from all over the world that you drive-in, bike-in, or walk-in to. The festival kicks off with drive-in nights on July 21-29, 2017 at Nimby (8410 Amelia St, Oakland). A must see again this year, ...

Sunday, July 30

2017 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships
2017 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 32nd Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find something for everyone, from giant creature kites as big as houses, to free kite making and free candy drops ...

2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival: Live Music & Cooking Contests | Final Day
Sunday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: $18*
*$18 early bird tickets, otherwise it's $20 at the door.
| Christmas Hill Park
2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival: Live Music & Cooking Contests | Final Day

Come and join the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival that attracts garlic-lovers from around the world. It is the “Summer’s Ultimate Food Fair” — three full days of incredible food, beverages, arts & crafts, live entertainment, and cooking competitions. 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival July 28-30, 2017 | 10 ...

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, July 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 25+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and local ...

Clothing Warehouse Moving Sale: $1 Panties & $2 Bralettes | South SF
Sunday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP to get a 1 hour early access.Free to enter, goods are priced as marked.
| Caramel Cantina Warehouse
Clothing Warehouse Moving Sale: $1 Panties & $2 Bralettes | South SF
Come and enjoy over 10,000 items marked down below wholesale/manufactured costs. It’s like Christmas in July, only better. Everyone needs new panties – now you can clean out your drawer and stuff them full of $1 panties/thongs, $2 bralettes/bras, camis/tanks/shirts, sock-packs, $4 yogas/PJs, and more. They’re moving ...
2017 “Up Your Alley Fair” & Fetish Street Festival | SoMa
Sunday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a donations are requested.
| Dore Alley
2017
This is no indie hipster fair with hand-knit scarves and folk music… Up Your Alley is only for real players, where leather daddies rule the streets of SoMa. If rubber,  biker gear, or any variety of built, hairy men turns you on, then they’ve got it. In ...
51st Annual Festival of the Chariots | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sharon Meadow
51st Annual Festival of the Chariots | Golden Gate Park
The “Festival of the Chariots,” known throughout India as the “Ratha Yatra” festival, has been performed for thousands of years in Puri, India, and today it is celebrated in all major cities through out the world. More than 3,000 people attend each year in San ...
National Cheesecake Day: 1/2 Price Slice | The Cheesecake Factory
National Cheesecake Day: 1/2 Price Slice | The Cheesecake Factory

The Cheesecake Factory will celebrate National Cheesecake Day in a big way on July 30 and 31, 2017 by offering dine-in guests any slice of its more than 30 legendary flavors of cheesecake for half price at any of its 189 restaurants nationwide. Fine Print: ...